Evolution: trait variation and natural selection in woodlice lauren antonucci lab partners: omar hayek, nathan mcdonald, gem valencia february 24, 2014 biology 1510 a06 jay zaesim & cory padilla sow bugs are faster than pill bugs abstract in this experiment, we designed a procedure to test whether sow bugs or pill bugs would reach the end of a path more quickly while simulating predation. Investigating behaviour behaviour can be investigated in the ‘field’ or in the laboratory it can be observed and measured, and experiments can be designed to test how it works. Woodlice feed on dead organic matter, which they detect by means of taste and smell during the breeding season, reproductive females develop a 'brood pouch', which consists of overlapping leaf-like structures known as 'oostegites', that form a 'false floor' below the body. Investigations in orientation behavior jon c glase1, melvin c zimmerman2, and jerry a waldvogel3 1introductory biology program cornell university ithaca, new york 14853-0901 an introductory biology laboratory text and directed several video programs of laboratory techniques.
Pillbugs, also known as sowbugs, or woodlice, are familiar backyard creepy crawlies to most of us pillbugs are correctly classified as terrestrial isopods, and belong to the class crustacea pillbugs can be searched for in any sites that provide locally humid retreats during the day pillbug lab/ap biology 10/22/04. Biology woodlice lab topics: porcellio scaber, cellular biology lab – homework #3 due to the week of nov 10-14th you may use the lab manual, pre-lab lectures, and credible internet resources, however you may not use your cell bio lab classmates as a resource you will most likely see this material again on the final and i highly. Woodlice can withstand higher ambient temperatures, for short exposures, in air at 50% rh than in saturated air, and this is the result of rapid transpiration in the field transpiration plays a significant part in determining body temperature, and may be of survival value during exposure to direct insolation.
Ref practical title: technician notes: student notes+ teachers: module: 01: starch agar: byb1: 02: beetroot: assessed so no write up byb1 : 04: chromatography aa. Rated 5 out of 5 by mrs h from fun lab my biology students love the lab with woodlice ( aka rolly bugs, slaters, rolly pollies) in the choice chambers the choice chambers that i have are about 15 years old. Example, students taking biology may also be taking physics and find themselves confronted with contradictory rules and guidance this practical handbook is an attempt to harmonise the rules and guidance for biology, chemistry.
Entomology is the branch of biology that studies insects and related arthropods such as spiders, ticks, millipedes and woodlice this course will provide an introduction to the study of entomology, by addressing questions such as: what makes an insect, how do insects develop and how does an understanding of entomology help combat human disease. So with ziploc baggies full of captive woodlice, we headed back inside to the lab to run some experiments dark/light choice experiment we suspected that there was some aspect about the under-log that was causing woodlice to live there – chiefly that it was dark, moist and cool. Histogram practice (introduced in the woodlice population lab) copy of data to practice with copy of frequency distribution to prep for histograms in woodlice labxls 2450 kb (last modified on september 26, 2012. Pillbugs, also known as sowbugs, or woodlice, are familiar backyard creepy crawlies to most of us classified as terrestrial isopods, and belong to the class crustacea familiar crustaceans include lobsters, crabs, shrimp, and daphnia (water fleas. Biology woodlice lab research paper 28/09/12 grace masters woodlice behavior experiment aim: to investigate the effect of light intensity on the behavior of woodlice (porcellio scaber) in regards to their change in speed.
Question bank for as/a level biology question bank is a free tool for as/a level biology which allows you to create practice question papers from thousands of past paper questions in just a few clicks, you can create your own customised paper from our bank of wjec eduqas examination questions. View lab report - animal behavior science lab write up from bios 101l at university of nebraska, lincoln animal behavior science: porcellio scaber biology 101 lab monica powers due: november 1rst. Originally a rather “cookbook” ap biology lab (ap biology laboratory manual, edition d), it has been modified to incorporate more student driven discovery and learning versions have been created for both high school (and ap) and middle school classrooms. Biology a2 practicals a2 biology core practical summary name of practical independent & dependent variables observing patterns by ecological sampling random sampling systemic sampling other variables to be controlled abiotic factors e - biology a2 practicals introduction g.
1 oxygen uptake and carbon dioxide output were measured in the woodlice ligia oceanica, oniscus asellus, porcellio scaber and armadillidium vulgare , in moist and in dry air, using normal animals and animals whose pleopods had been blocked by emulsion paint 2 in moist air, the rate of oxygen uptake which occurred through the general integument in animals whose pleopods had been blocked was. Kimball's biology pages pittston - united states genetic testing laboratory specializing in dna analysis for common genetic disorders includes listing of tests available woodlice pages the structure, adaptations and behaviour of woodlice including photographs, experiment ideas and woodlouse oddities porcellio scaber is the. For laboratory teaching, volume 18 (j glase, ed) proceedings of the 18 th workshop/conference of the association for biology laboratory education (able) important for example, the coats of some tigers are spottier than others and the coats of some.
Natural selection simulation at phet post-lab analysis 9 the process of evolution results from four known factors, for each listed, describe how those factors were observed in the simulation factors that results in evolution: see also: wolf investigation with cer for ap biology. Woodlice being woodlice this feature is not available right now please try again later. Biology aba lab report woodlic e daan rijpkema may 2009 t4y - general science x words table of another improvement (or extension of this lab) would be to investigate if woodlice actually prefer a natural forest (leaves and dead plant matter as “food”) or another. The common woodlouse (oniscus asellus) is one of the commonest and widely spread of the british woodlice woodlice are not insects, but are crustaceans more closely related to crabs and shrimps than insects the body is divided into three main regions, the head, the thorax (known in woodlice as the 'pereion'), and the abdomen ('pleon') the common woodlouse is typically grey with irregular.